November is Court Adoption and Permanency Month. Learn about events being held statewide.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Monday issued an order implementing the temporary emergency measures approved unanimously by the Judicial Council of California during its emergency meeting.
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline to hold criminal trials has been extended a total of 90 days.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Judicial Council’s Court Facilities Advisory Committee held a public meeting today to review the dire state of California’s court construction funding.
Multilingual videos on Section 8 Tenant Rights were recently added to the California Courts Online Self-Help Center in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Korean.
Four emergency measures will be rescinded effective April 30, governing extensions of time for preliminary hearings and civil trials, the use of technology, and fast-tracking local court rules.
The Judicial Council’s task force on language access will hold a public meeting on April 24 in Sacramento to listen to community members and report on efforts to increase language access to the courts for limited English proficient (LEP) court users.
SACRAMENTO—At its public meeting on January 23 in Sacramento, the Judicial Council approved recommendations that make it explicit that allowable expenses for court interpreter funds from the Trial Court Trust Fund include costs for: all appearances in...
Collaborative justice courts have a dedicated calendar and judge to address specific types of issues California currently has more than 400 collaborative justice courts in all but three small jurisdictions Most drug court caseloads average between 75 and 100 participants while other collaborative courts tend to have smaller caseloads Collaborative justice courts, also called problem-solving courts, promote accountability for youth and adults by combining judicial supervision with services and treatment to help them address the issues that led
"I welcome the Governor’s continuing commitment to sustainable funding in his budget proposal for the judicial branch. He clearly recognizes how important equal access to justice is for all Californians," the Chief Justice said.
Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar today announced her retirement from the Supreme Court of California effective August 31, 2017, after 23 years on the high court and 55 years of public service.